Yoga for Back Pain: Restore Ease in Mind and Body with Supported Bridge Pose

By
Lillah Schwartz, C-IAYT, E-RYT 500

The practice of yoga addresses all levels of consciousness. In yoga, a distinction is made between the physical body, the energetic body, the mental body, the discriminating mind, and the body of bliss. These are called the five levels of consciousness, or the five koshas. Often when a person suffers from back pain, and there is no obvious reason, their doctor is likely to say it’s stress; it’s a mental problem. 
 

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